Berkley

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation at Berkley Library Jan. 2

December 28th 2018

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation at Berkley Library Jan. 2 Berkley, MI – Berkley Public Library is hosting An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation on Wednesday, January 2 at 6:30 p.m. Most people tend to live their lives with a wandering mind, worried or consumed by past or future events. This introduction to meditation tries to open […]

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City

December 23rd 2018

New Data Shows Education Levels, Income, & More by City (Kurt Metzger, Dec. 23, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau clearly demonstrate the wide social and economic diversity that exists across communities in Oakland County. Utilizing data collected by the American Community Survey over the 2013-2017 period, I have […]

“Christmas Carol” Book Collector Shares Rare Editions in Berkley Library Display

December 13th 2018

“Christmas Carol” Book Collector Shares Rare Editions in Berkley Library Display (Lara Mossa, Dec. 13, 2018) Berkley, MI – The Berkley Public Library is celebrating the 175th anniversary of “A Christmas Carol” with a special display of 30 different books, DVDs and albums. Eric A. Murrell, 56, a lifelong Berkley resident, has been collecting versions […]

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map

December 13th 2018

Oakland County Creates Interactive Holiday Light Map (Oakland County Blog, Dec. 13, 2018) Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the 2nd annual Oakland County Holiday Lights Map. Use the map below to […]

Berkley Public Safety Offering Six Week Citizens Police Academy

December 12th 2018

Berkley Public Safety Offering Six Week Citizens Police Academy (City of Berkley, Dec. 12, 2018) Berkley, MI -The Berkley Public Safety Department is offering a 6-week Citizens Police Academy for Berkley residents and business owners. Classes will be held every Wednesday, from February 6 – March 20, 2019, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at […]

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years

December 2nd 2018

Former Chief Shares Why Youth Assistance Matters as Org. Celebrates 65 years (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Recently-retired Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko has seen firsthand what happens when kids are exposed to violence, poverty, or neglect.  Often when young people find themselves in trouble with the law, it […]

James O’Donnell Merrimusic Jazz Concert at Berkley First Church Dec. 16

December 1st 2018

  James O’Donnell Merrimusic Jazz Concert at Berkley First Church Dec. 16 Berkley, MI- Celebrate the holidays with the James O’Donnell quartet in Downtown Berkley. Trumpeter James O’Donnell has literally played his horn around the globe. He is well known for festive holiday jazz. Presented by the Friends of the Berkley Public Library and Berkley […]

Berkley Delays Decision on Marijuana Related Businesses

November 30th 2018

Berkley Delays Decision on Marijuana Related Businesses (City of Berkley, Nov. 30, 2018) Berkley, MI – The City Council and city administrators received a number of inquiries regarding how a proposed ordinance for marihuana establishments might be implemented in the City of Berkley. Council members felt more time was needed to understand state policies and […]

Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City

November 29th 2018

  Introducing: Reporter Food Index, City by City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County Times has been on a mission to try as many restaurants throughout our great county as possible. These “Reporter Food” columns have evolved over time to become one of our most popular ongoing features. Scroll […]

Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County

November 27th 2018

  Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- As rental prices continue to increase throughout Oakland County, so too are the problems associated with homelessness and housing instability.  A panel of leaders from various organizations met Nov. 14 in Troy to look at the scope of […]